What caused Brexit? Was it inevitable? Why do the right love fighting culture wars even though each culture war gets fought on more liberal territory? Those were just some of the questions covered in a wonderfully wide-ranging discussion with Rob Ford.
Not Rob Ford, the scandal-prone Mayor of Toronto, or Rob Ford, the man who killed Jesse James, or even Rob Ford, the Dundee FC footballer. But Rob Ford, Politics Professor at Manchester University and co-author of the new book, Brexitland: Identity, Diversity and the Reshaping of British Politics.
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- Brexitland: Identity, Diversity and the Reshaping of British Politics by Rob Ford and Maria Sobolewska: Waterstones / Amazon.*
- Left Out: The Inside Story of Labour Under Corbyn by Gabriel Pogrund and Patrick Maguire: Waterstones / Amazon.*
- The New Minority: White Working Class Politics in an Age of Immigration and Inequality by Justin Gest: Waterstones / Amazon.*
- Why the first black British prime minister is likely to be a Conservative – Stephen Bush.
- The political lessons of tuition fees discussed with Chris Butler.
- Professor Rob Ford on Twitter.
- Professor Maria Sobolewska on Twitter.
- Music by Hugo Lee.
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UPDATE: I’ve also done a show about the book with his co-author, Maria Sobolewska.